Museum of Illusions Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Sarah Schmid
Museum of Illusions Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Sarah Schmid
Museum of Illusions Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Sarah Schmid
Museum of Illusions Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Sarah Schmid

Museum of Illusions Stuttgart

Welcome to the fascinating world of illusions

Deceive your eyes and entertain your brain: nothing here is as it seems!

Are you ready for an adventure? Do you want to defy gravity? Watch people shrink and grow before your eyes? You can also present your head on a silver platter or take a selfie in infinite space - the Museum of Illusions has it all. We offer you an experience for all your senses!

An entertaining, interactive and educational experience for all ages, where visitors become part of the illusions. Several optical illusions and installations as well as large illusion rooms deceive the eyes, entertain the brain and trick you.

The Museum of Illusions is a place full of exciting and educational visual experiences. The museum offers a wide variety of exhibits, optical illusions and illusion rooms. Here you can understand how the various illusions are created. Our collection consists of over 70 exhibits based on scientific, mathematical, biological and psychological principles. With the appealing and entertaining exhibits you will learn a lot about science, the human brain, our ability to see and perceive. In this way, you can understand why our eyes see things that our brain cannot understand.

Here you can laugh, be loud, take photos and do everything that is not allowed in other museums. In addition to our exhibits, we have exciting, educational games and puzzles to try out throughout the museum. You can also find these in our museum store to take home or give as a gift - the perfect souvenir.

Our Museum of Illusions is a unique place for everyone to enjoy new experiences and have fun with family and friends. Not only for children, but also for parents, grandparents, couples, students, best friends and, and, and...

The museums inspire visitors worldwide with their innovative concept and uniqueness - including in Paris, Hamburg, Vienna, Toronto, Dubai, New York, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.

Visit the world of illusions and discover the impossible. And: don't forget your smartphone or camera!

Opening hours

  • Monday: from 10:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: from 10:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: from 10:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: from 10:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: from 10:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: from 10:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.
  • Feiertag: from 10:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

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Location & Contact

Museum der Illusionen
Mailänder Platz 27
70173 Stuttgart

Plan your trip

Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart GmbH
VVS timetable information

Deutsche Bahn AG
DB timetable information

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